COLUMBIA, S.C. — Speed Dating SC will hold its Lipstick & Lesbians speed dating event on April 16, 6:30 p.m., at Rocket Man Dueling Piano Bar, 700 Gervais St.

Master of ceremonies is Tyler Ryan. Match results will be made available via email the day after.

Free complimentary drink is available upon arrival. Cash bar, sweet treats and prizes and giveaways will be on hand.

Early bird special rate is $15 and admission is $25, both due with payments online prior to the event.

Visit to sign up.


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Lainey Millen

Lainey Millen was formerly QNotes' associate editor, special assignments writer, N.C. and U.S./World News Notes columnist and production director from 2001-2019 when she retired.